2002 Atlantic hurricane season: Hurricane Lili, List of storms in the 2002 Atlantic hurricane season

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Hurricane Lili, 2002 Atlantic Hurricane Season, List of Storms in the 2002 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Hurricane Kyle, Hurricane Isidore, Tropical Storm Edouard, Tropical Storm Hanna, Hurricane Gustav, Tropical Storm Fay, Tropical Storm Bertha, Tropical Storm Arthur, Tropical Storm Dolly, Tropical Storm Cristobal, Tropical ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Hurricane Lili, 2002 Atlantic Hurricane Season, List of Storms in the 2002 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Hurricane Kyle, Hurricane Isidore, Tropical Storm Edouard, Tropical Storm Hanna, Hurricane Gustav, Tropical Storm Fay, Tropical Storm Bertha, Tropical Storm Arthur, Tropical Storm Dolly, Tropical Storm Cristobal, Tropical Depression Seven, Tropical Storm Josephine. Excerpt: Season summary map The 2002 Atlantic hurricane season was an average Atlantic hurricane season , officially starting on June 1, 2002 and ending on November 30, dates which conventionally limit the period of each year when tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean tend to form. The season produced 14 tropical cyclones , of which 12 developed into named storms; four cyclones attained hurricane status, of which two reached major hurricane status . The season began on July 14, over a month past the official start, but tied with the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season with a record eight storms forming in the month of September. It ended early however, with no tropical storms forming after September 21 a rare occurrence caused partly by El NiƱo conditions. The most intense hurricane of the season was Hurricane Isidore with a minimum central pressure of 934 mbar, although Hurricane Lili attained higher winds and peaked at Category 4 status on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale . The season was less destructive than average, causing an estimated $2.6 billion (2002 USD; $3.11 billion 2008 USD) in property damage and 23 fatalities, mostly due to Isidore and Lili. In September, Hurricane Gustav moved ashore on Nova Scotia as it was transitioning into an extratropical cyclone , lashing the region with high winds for several days. Isidore struck the Yucatan Peninsula and later the United States, causing about $970 million (200...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155687599
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/6/2010
  • Pages: 34
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.07 (d)

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